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October 22, 2020Employers’ Health & Wealth LIVE: Top Trends Impacting Retirement Plans as it Relates to COVID-19

Karen Roberts, CEBS, CRSP, QKA

Vice President of Plan Operations and Compliance, CBIZ

This presentation will address:
• How to navigate a rapidly changing retirement marketplace
• Trends in investments, well-being and employee psychology
• Actionable steps to help your organization manage your retirement plan
• Potential retirement plan solutions to ease business cash flow
• Lessons from real-world retirement plan sponsors

October 14, 2020NationsHearing Hearing Aid Benefit Discount Program

Zack Weitz, Associate Director of Client Services

NationsBenefits

Since 1983, Employers Health has been providing resources, tools and expertise to employers looking to bring high-quality health benefits at a sustainable cost, to their employees. We are pleased to announce a new relationship and hearing aid discount program for your employees through NationsHearing, a leading provider of comprehensive and cost-effective hearing service solutions.

During this presentation, you’ll discover how this new offering can benefit your organization! Zack Weitz, associate director of client services at NationsBenefits will discuss:
• the value of offering your employees a hearing benefit
• the specific offerings included with the NationsHearing program
• custom implementation solutions led by NationsBenefits

October 8, 2020Employers’ Health & Wealth LIVE: Employment & Employee Benefits in Light of COVID-19

John Kirk, Attorney

Graydon

This presentation will address:
• PTO issues related to COVID-19
• Mid-year benefit plan changes
• Privacy issues related to COVID-19
• IRS/DOL relief and deadline delays for employers
• Recent law changes for benefits

October 6, 2020Movement in the Marketplace: A Pharmacy Trends Update

Sree Chaguturu, M.D., Chief Medical Officer; Josh Fredell, PharmD, Vice President of Product Development

CVS Caremark; CVS Health

Hear from industry experts Sree Chaguturu, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at CVS Caremark and Josh Fredell, PharmD, Vice President of Product Development at CVS Health, as they share the latest in pharmacy benefits including:

• The specialty pipeline
• The current state of COVID-19 and how it has impacted benefit plans
• How CVS Health is evolving their specialty capabilities to manage spend and trend

September 24, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: A Case Study in Navigation: ApolloMD on Engagement, Satisfaction and Results

Sarah Simmons Schreiber, Vice President, Sales

Quantum Health

Who helps the helpers?
ApolloMD has a team of 2,500+ physicians and advanced practice clinicians, all with their own health care needs. Join Jackie Olliff, Vice President, Head of Human Resources at ApolloMD, Amy Katnik, Chief Operating Officer at ApolloMD, and Sarah Simmons Schreiber, Vice President, Sales at Quantum Health, to discuss ApolloMD’s navigation experience, what led the ApolloMD team to consider Quantum Health and their overall approach to employee health.

August 27, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: The Impact of Custom Utilization Management Programs

Matt Harman, PharmD, MPH, Senior Director of Pharmacy, Kevin Wenceslao, PharmD, Clinical Advisor, Kelsey Dieters, PharmD, Clinical Advisor

Employers Health

During this presentation, the Employers Health Clinical team will:

• Evaluate the recent changes in the pharmacy landscape to better inform employer decisions on the pharmacy benefit.
• Highlight the financial impact of custom utilization management programs implemented by Employers Health clients.
• Provide information regarding the growing specialty class of HIV and changes around the utilization and coverage of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications.

August 26, 2020Mental Health, Depression and Ending Stigma in the Construction Industry

Cal Beyer, Vice President, Workforce Risk & Worker Well-being, Leia Spoor, Senior Clinical Consultant

CSDZ, a Holmes Murphy Company, Holmes Murphy

Stigma associated with mental health conditions runs high in the construction industry with high rates of suicide. But that’s changing as the industry tackles stigma by raising mental health awareness, engaging in creative campaigns and helping employees feel psychologically safe seeking treatment when it’s needed.
During this webinar, leaders in this movement share the innovative ways they’ve busted stigma, engaged leaders and made a positive difference. Much can be learned from this work, which is especially important as our nation faces a surge in people experiencing mental health conditions.

August 7, 2020Mental Health, Organizational Culture and the Role of Compassion

Monica C. Worline, Ph.D.

Core Faculty, Center for Positive Organizations Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; Founder & CEO, EnlivenWork, Inc. A scholarship-to-practice incubator for thriving organizations; Research Scientist, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education Stanford University

There has never been a time when we more needed a clear and practical understanding of compassionate approaches to mental health at work. Dr. Worline will address the trying times we find ourselves in and offer a research-based view of the role of compassion in supporting adaptability to change, enabling a resilient economic foundation for organizations, and fostering cultures that support workplace mental health from the ground up.

July 21, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: Social Determinants of Health and Employment

Rita Horwitz, President & CEO

Better Health Partnership

Employees often face challenges maintaining employment and contributing fully to their work due to pressing complex medical, social, emotional and economic needs. Some are living “paycheck to paycheck” and may be just “one flat tire away” from losing their jobs.

June 30, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: Looking to the 2020 Election and Beyond

Heidi Sorensen, J.D., Counsel

Alston & Bird

Listeners will:
Explore the latest policy developments on Capitol Hill affecting plan/PBM relationships.
Discover how your plan may be affected by new HHS guidance and rulemaking.
Uncover tips and tools for staying on top of the changing legislative and regulatory landscapes.

June 25, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: Making Health Care Simple, Affordable and Predictable

Theresa O’Callaghan, Executive Director, Benefit Programs & Corporate Human Resources and Wendy MacDougall, Director of Service Solutions Service Solutions Strategy

Kaman Corporation, Cigna

Cigna One Guide helps customers like Kaman Corporation and its employees make smart health care decisions while guiding them through every stage of their health care journey. Backed by intelligent technology, One Guide is designed to support plan participants in successfully navigating the health care system, making every interaction count.

June 16, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: Options for High-Value Prescription Drug Coverage

Sarah Emond, MPP, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

Participants will:
• Understand how a fair price for prescription drugs can be determined using a value assessment framework and cost-effectiveness analysis.
• Discover two to three prescription drugs with prices in line with their clinical benefit for patients, and two to three prescription drugs with prices out of line with their clinical benefit for patients.
• Encounter three to five ways payers, employers and policymakers can use independent assessment of fair pricing to improve the value of their prescription drug spend.

June 3, 2020Summer Benefits Camp: Evaluating the Effectiveness of your Specialty Utilization Management Program

Julayna Meyer, Senior Vice President

Lockton Dunning

After this presentation, the audience should be able to:
• Understand the market size and distribution of specialty dispensing.
• Understand the 3 main areas for specialty cost management.
• Describe the difference in utilization management effectiveness.
• Give examples of different areas to look for in evaluating effective utilization management criteria.

May 27, 2020Effectively Addressing Depression & Workplace Mental Health

Depression is on the rise. This started before Covid-19 but is now projected to reach crisis levels. Employers play a key role in supporting employees experiencing depression and other mental health conditions. This includes raising awareness and encouraging help-seeking behavior. People experiencing these conditions should be reminded that they are not alone. There are tools and resources available to employers and employees to address these issues.

Join us as we share both online and community resources and tools to effectively address depression and workplace mental health. This includes guidance in planning a workplace mental health initiative during and beyond Covid-19.

You will learn about these issues and more:
• Recognizing the signs of depression and other mental health conditions
• Using Right Direction, a turnkey initiative, to raise depression awareness and encourage help-seeking behavior
• Making the Business Case for Your Workplace Mental Health Initiative
• Connecting with community resources

May 5, 2020PBM Webinar Series: Specialty Management Strategies

Matt Harman, PharmD, MPH, Senior Director of Pharmacy and Mike Stull, Chief Strategy Officer

Employers Health

Matt Harman, PharmD, MPH, Senior Director of Pharmacy, and Mike Stull, Chief Strategy Officer, discuss the most popular topic in pharmacy – specialty drugs.

Attendees will gain insight around the pros and cons of popular specialty strategies, including specialty and clinical management carve-out, site-of-care administration and more.

April 21, 2020PBM Webinar Series: PBM Contracting

Mike Stull, Chief Strategy Officer and Dave Uldricks, J.D., LL.M, Vice President, PBM Contracting and Strategy

Employers Health

Mike Stull is joined by Dave Uldricks from Employers Health to discuss PBM contracting and its impact on PBM performance.

Attendees can expect to gain insight around the important items that plan sponsors should be mindful of when reviewing a PBM services agreement, the legal obligations of ERISA fiduciaries and more.

April 1, 2020Detecting Disease Through Eye Exams

Dr. John W. Lahr, O.D., FAAO, Vice President/Medical Director

EyeMed

Vision benefits can only be valuable if employees know why they matter to their health and their wallet and how to use them.

During this webinar, attendees will gain insight around:

• The benefit of regular eye exams in managing overall health
• How offering vision benefits saves employers money
• Communicating vision benefits’ health impact to employees

March 12, 2020PBM Webinar Series: PBM Fundamentals- Setting the Stage

Mike Stull, Chief Strategy Officer

Employers Health

Chief Strategy Officer, Mike Stull, sets the stage for our 2020 PBM Webinar Series!

Attendees joining us for this session will gain insight around:
• Market forces impacting pharmacy trend
• Benchmarking data to compare your plan’s performance
• Changes in the supply chain affecting plan sponsors
• Insights into transparent pricing models
• Strategies to manage specialty pharmacy

February 19, 2020Delta Dental: Is Your Dental Plan Ready for the Next Decade?

Jason Nickoloff, Account Executive and Kelly McClain, Account Executive

Delta Dental

Hear from Jason Nickoloff and Kelly McClain, Account Executives at Delta Dental of Ohio, for a webinar discussing what you need to know about your dental plan moving into 2020. Attendees will also learn how the nation’s leading provider of dental insurance makes it easy to protect your smile and keep it healthy.

Gain insight into:
• Tips and tools to gauge plan performance
• The importance of providing dental benefits
• What makes Delta Dental different
• Value-added benefits from Employers Health

Gain insight into:
• Tips and tools to gauge plan performance
• The importance of providing dental benefits
• What makes Delta Dental different
• Value-added benefits from Employers Health